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One of the best Russian teams

The team of BelSU Institute of Law took part in Philipp Jessup Contest, one of the largest and most prestigious law contest in the world

Near 3000 students from more than 700 Law schools of 90 countries of the world have taken part in the contest since 1959.

The contest has a form of mock trial the model of UN trial. The students represent the claimer states side and respondent states side. The judges are representatives of legal firms, foreign teachers and professional judges of international courts.

This year the theme of the contest was struggle with international terrorism. All stages (written and oral) were held in English. As a result, the team of Belgorod State University got the 13th place (Voronezh State University 33, Diplomatic Academy of Russia 27, MSU 10, Peoples Friendship University of Russia 12).

The students performed with successfully and gained four ranks out of four. It made them one of the best Russian teams of a national championship, and enter the list of the best contestants on the contests web site, said the coach of the BelSU team, professor of Administrative and International Law Subdepartment Elena Safronova.

 BelSU PR Department

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